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COURSES

Participatory Development Centre provides the following categories of services:-

Short Term:

  • Tailor-made Community Development Training Programs
  • Youth Capacity Building and mentorship
  • Facilitates Social Studies, Baseline Surveys & Research
  • Project Design and Development
  • Resource Mobilization, including Proposal writing
  • Facilitates Participatory Evaluation Processes (PEP)
  • Facilitates Organizational Capacity Assessments and Organizational Development

Long Term: Certificate and Diploma

  • Community Development and social work,
  • Project Management
  • Human Resource and Supply chain Management
  • Teacher Training (P1 and ECDE)
  • Technical courses (Electrical and catering)

Consultancy services :  in a wide range of community development areas

Some of the Key Short –Term Training packages in use in Kenya and Sub-saharan region include:-

a) Participatory Development Approaches

  • Participatory Techniques for Community Development
  • Participatory Learning and Action (PLA/PRA) methodologies
  • Management of Community Based Organizations
  • Training of Facilitators/Trainers (TOF/TOT) for development workers
  • Advocacy and Lobbying
  • Gender Analysis, Mainstreaming in Development
  • Peace Building Initiatives, Conflict Resolution and Management

b) Organizational / Institutional Development

  • Resource mapping & Resource Mobilization
  • Organizational Development (OD) Training
  • Organizational Capacity Assessment
  • Leadership and Governance in Development
  • Training Needs Assessment and Adult centered Curriculum Development
  • Mentorship of CBOs
  • Conflict Resolution and Management
  • Development of Facilitation Guides and Training Manuals
  • Mentorship of Young Development Professionals

c) Project Design, development and implementation

  • Resource Mobilization and Fund raising strategies
  • Project Design and Planning using the Logical Framework Analysis (LFA)
  • Resource mapping and preparation of project proposal development
  • Project Cycle Management
  • Development of organizational Policies, Systems and Procedures
  • Team Building and Communication Skills
  • Strategic Planning as a Tool for Organizational Growth and Restructuring

d) Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Results Based Project Management
  • Result Oriented Report Writing
  • Rights Based Project Planning

e) Participatory Research

  • Baseline surveys and Feasibility studies
  • Operational Research
  • Participatory Social Studies
  • Customer satisfaction survey

f) Livelihood Enhancement

  • HIV/AIDS and Development
  • Micro Enterprise Development
  • Micro Savings and Credit Schemes
  • Food Security
  • Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation
  • Functional Adult Literacy

g) Crop and Animal Husbandry

  • Agricultural and Animal Production
  • Veterinary Services
  • Agricultural Extensions
  • Dairy Farming
  • Poultry Farming
  • Agricultural Value Addition

h) Youth Development

  • Life Skills Training
  • Reproductive health trip for Adolescents
  • Youth in Leadership and Development
  • Youth and Conflicts in Society
  • Managing Youth Organizations for Development

i) Child Protection and Development

  • Right based Programming
  • Child Rights
  • Child Abuse
  • Participatory Child Focused Assessment
  • Child Protection
  • Child Focused Strategic Planning

j) Promotion and Management of Community Based Healthcare

  • Promotion of Safe Motherhood
  • Prevention and Management of childhood illnesses
  • Management of Community Based Water , Hygiene and Sanitation Programmes
  • Home based care programme for HIV / AIDS and terminal conditions

 

SUMMARY OF THE COURSES OFFERED

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
COURSE DESCRIPTION
EXAM BODY
Proficiency KNEC/PDC
Certificate in Early Childhood Development Education(ECDE) KNEC/PDC
Diploma in Early Childhood Development Education(ECDE) KNEC/PDC
P1 Teacher KNEC/PDC
Certificate in Early Childhood Development Education(ECDE) in service KNEC/PDC
Diploma in Early Childhood Development Education(ECDE) in service KNEC/PDC
P1 Teacher in service KNEC/PDC
Proficiency in service KNEC/PDC

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

COURSE DESCRIPTION
EXAM BODY
Certificate in Project Management KNEC/PDC
Diploma in Project Management KNEC/ICM/PDC
Certificate in Social Work and Community Development KNEC/PDC
Diploma in Social Work and Community Development KNEC/PDC
Certificate in Disaster Management PDC
Diploma in Disaster Management PDC
Certificate in Community Focused Development PDC
Diploma in Community Focused Development PDC

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS STUDIES

COURSE DESCRIPTION
EXAM BODY
Certified Public Accounts (CPA) KASNEB
Accounts Technician Diploma (ATD) KASNEB

 

TRAINING COURSES IN 2018

SUMMARY OF TRAINING COURSES IN SOUTH SUDAN

COURSE DESCRIPTION
DAYS
VENUE DATES
Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (PME)
5
Juba 26-30, June, 2017
Peace Building Initiatives, Conflict Resolution and Management
5
Juba 3-7, July, 2017
Public Participation in Governance and Development
5
Juba 16-20, October, 2017
Statistical Packages for Social Sciences
5
Juba 23-27, October, 2017

 

For Course Bookings, Reservations and Inquiries please contact:
The Training Coordinator;
Tel: (+211)955 793488, (+211)954 069225, (+211)955 514928
Or Contact Us

SUMMARY OF TRAINING COURSES IN KENYA

COURSE DESCRIPTION
DAYS
VENUE DATES
P1 and ECDE in-service Teacher Training,
-
Nairobi 3-22 December, 2018
Training of Trainers/Facilitators(TOT/TOF)
5
Nairobi 12-16, June, 2017
Project Cycle Management (PCM)
5
Nairobi 2-6, October, 2017
Grant Management 5 Nairobi 9-13, October, 2017

 

For Course Bookings, Reservations and Inquiries please contact:
The Training Coordinator;
Cell: +254 (0717)-540540 / (0733)-552226
Or Contact Us

OVERVIEW OF PDC SHORT COURSES

1) PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT APPROACHES

2) ORGANIZATIONAL/INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

3) PROJECT DESIGN,DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

4) PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH

  • Baseline and Feasibility studies
  • Operational Research
  • Participatory Social Studies

5) LIVELIHOOD ENHANCEMENT

  • Micro Enterprise Development
  • Micro Savings and Credit Schemes
  • Food Security
  • Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation
  • Functional Adult Literacy
  • HIV/AIDS and Development